December 21, 1966
New York City, United States
Michelle Hurd (born December 21, 1966) is an American stage, film, and television actress. She is married to actor Garret Dillahunt.
Early life [ edit ]
Michelle Hurd is the daughter of actor Hugh L. Hurd. She graduated from
Saint Ann's School in 1984 and Boston University in 1988, and studied with the Alvin Ailey School. After her graduation from college, she studied at Great Britain's National Theatre [. ] citation needed
Her Broadway credits include the 1996
Stephen Sondheim- George Furth flop Getting Away with Murder. Other theater credits include , Othello , A.M.L. , Hamlet and The Hunchback of Notre Dame Looking for the Pony [ at ] citation needed Manhattan Theater Source with her sister Adrienne Hurd. She met her husband, Garret Dillahunt, in at 900 Oneonta Circle Repertory Theater Company. She has won several awards, including the Robbie Award and the California Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for the premiere of Richard Greenberg's . The Violet Hour
She has also appeared in several movies, including
, Random Hearts Personals and as the comic book superhero B.B. DaCosta/ Fire in the unshown TV-pilot (1997). After working in television roles such as Justice League of America , The Cosby Mysteries and New York Undercover , she appeared in a 1997 episode of The Practice . Her performance as a corrupt Law & Order FBI informant caught the attention of L&O producer Dick Wolf, who two years later cast her in the spin-off as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Det. Monique Jeffries. She co-starred with Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay for the first season before leaving the series in 2000, but she did appear in the first, seventh and sixteenth episodes of season two, her final appearance being in March 2001. In 2001, she appeared in the Showtime original series , where her character was the on and off love interest of a Leap Years bisexual character played by her real-life husband.
Television roles include parts in
, Charmed , The O.C. , According to Jim , Shark and Bones . In 2006 – 2007, she had a recurring role on Gossip Girl as television news producer Courtney Brown, who became close to ER Dr. Kerry Weaver.
She played Diana, the leading role, in the
Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company's February 10 – March 29, 2009 production of Lope de Vega's . Dog in the Manger [1 ] [2 ]
She won a
Robbie Award as "best actress" for her work in the world premiere of at The Violet Hour South Coast Repertory. She played in at the Hamlet North Shore Theater. [3 ] [4 ]
In 2010, Hurd began a starring role on the
A&E Network drama , playing Colleen Manus. The Glades
Filmography [ edit ]
Rude Awakening Student on street
Wilbur Falls State Police #2
Random Hearts Susan
Double Parked Lola
Play It by Ear Mary Ann
Girl Most Likely Libby
Television [ edit ]
Another World Dana Kramer
Vanishing Son II Anita
New York Undercover A.D.A. Reynolds
Recurring role (5 episodes)
Cosby Mysteries, The The Cosby Mysteries Jogger
Episode: "Comic Book Murder"
New York News Asia
Episode: "Good-Bye Gator"
Justice League of America B.B. DaCosta /
Fire TV pilot
Law & Order Angela Roney
Practice, The The Practice D.A. Renee Williams
Episodes: "Part V", "Dog Bite"
Players Laura Jenkins
Episode: "Con Amore"
Malcolm & Eddie Simone Lewis
Recurring role (8 episodes)
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Diane Lerner
Episode: "The Getaway"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Det. Monique Jeffries
Regular role (25 episodes)
Fugitive, The The Fugitive Nettie Beaumont
Leap Years Athena Barnes
Main role (20 episodes)
Skin Det. Kimberly Banks
Episodes: "Pilot", "Secrets & Lies", "Endorsement"
According to Jim Kitson
Episodes: "Dana Dates the Reverend", "When You Wish to Be a Star: Parts 1 & 2"
Terminator 3: The Redemption Various (voice)
Kevin Hill Dr. Brooke Mills
O.C., The The O.C. Ms. Fisher
Episode: "The Way We Were"
Episode: "Little Box of Horrors"
Bones Det. Rose Harding
Episode: "The Man in the Morgue"
Smith Agent Lowry
Episode: "Burn, Baby, Burn"
ER Courtney Brown
Recurring role (6 episodes)
Shark Dr. Connie Vasquez
Episode: "Strange Bedfellows"
Gossip Girl Laurel
Recurring role (6 episodes)
CSI: Miami Agent Diane Reed
Episode: "Out of Time"
Too Late to Say Goodbye Det. Ann Roche
Good Wife, The The Good Wife Tamara
FlashForward Liz Kayson
Episode: "Course Correction"
Glades, The The Glades Colleen Manus
Main role (30 episodes)
90210 Rachel Gray
Recurring role (6 episodes)
Blue Bloods CIA Anne Reynolds
Episode: "Risk and Reward"
Naughty or Nice Helen Purcell
Emily Owens, M.D. Diana Calder
Episode: "Emily and.. The Love of Larping"
Golden Boy Louise Reed
Theatre [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "The Dog in the Manger – 2008–2009 Season Artistic Team and Cast". The Shakespeare Theatre Company . Retrieved 2009-03-19.
^ "The Dog in the Manger – 2008–2009 Season – One on One with Michael Hayden and Michelle Hurd". Washington, D.C.: The Shakespeare Theatre Company . Retrieved 2009-03-19. "I most recently played Laurel in Gossip Girl. It was fun for me as I often play cops and lawyers and doctors and this time I had the opportunity to play a mean fashionista ... and wear cute outfits and heels."
^ Playbill for Dog in the Manger. Washington, D.C.: The Shakespeare Theatre Company. February–March 2009. p. 20.
^ Hunt, Annie (January 21, 2009). "SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY’S 2008–2009 SEASON CONTINUES WITH The Dog in the Manger (press release)" (Press release) . Retrieved 2009-03-19. "She has appeared on Broadway in Getting Away with Murder at the Broadhurst Theatre and Off-Broadway in many productions including 900 Oneonta, A.M.L., Looking for the Pony, Hot Keys and Conquering Thursday. Hurd’s regional theatre credits include west coast premier of The Violet Hour at South Coast Repertory, where she won the Robbie Award for best actress and North Shore Theater’s production of Hamlet and her film credits include Random Hearts, Personals, Double Parked, Wolf and King of New York."
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